cor·​po·​rat·​ism ˈkȯr-p(ə-)rə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce corporatism (audio)
: the organization of a society into industrial and professional corporations serving as organs of political representation and exercising control over persons and activities within their jurisdiction
corporatist adjective

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Argentina only complicates matters further), but Chan is right to draw a link between the Beijing regime’s handling of the economy and corporatism. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 4 Feb. 2022 The 'Great Reset' masterminded by the World Economic Forum is just corporatism by another name. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 27 Nov. 2020 As BlackRock and other large index-fund managers continue pushing stakeholder capitalism, America slouches toward corporatism. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 19 Feb. 2022 Designed to stimulate nascent industries, the PTC and ITC have become blatant examples of the crony corporatism that is undermining the integrity of the electric grid. Robert Bryce, Forbes, 31 Oct. 2021 The week of May 24: climate change and corporatism, inventing an economic crisis, woke capital, and more. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 31 May 2021 Put another way, stakeholder capitalism is an expression of corporatism, an ideology, which, despite the sound of its name, has nothing with the C-suite, except as the means to a broader end. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 14 Apr. 2021 Stakeholder capitalism is an expression of corporatism. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 30 Aug. 2021 May’s inflation numbers, the EU’s fine on Amazon, Glenn Hubbard’s suggestion for international tax authorities, inflation, corporatism, risk and space flight, billionaires and value creation. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 12 June 2021 See More

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Word History


corporate + -ism

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corporatism was in 1935

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“Corporatism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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